Firefox 4 beta: new look, better performance

Mozilla's released the first beta of Firefox 4, which sports a new interface and performance improvements.

Firefox now protected against unstable plugins

Mozilla has equipped the latest iteration of its popular Firefox browser with a "crash protection" shield to guard against unstable third-party plugins.

64-bit version of Windows Firefox hits the 'Net

A 64-bit iteration of Mozilla's Firefox browser for Windows has been spotted in the wild.

It's raining mobile apps this week

Microsoft introduced its Tag Reader, Fring was the first with video conferencing for Android smartphones and Firefox unveiled its long-awaited Home for the iPhone.

Mozilla CEO John Lilly announces plans to leave

Mozilla CEO John Lilly has announced that he's stepping down as soon as the company can find a replacement, in order to return to his first love, venture investment, with Greylock Partners.

Mozilla details Firefox 4 specs

Apparently speed does matter. And that is why Mozilla's next-gen Firefox browser will be taking on Google's blazingly fast Chrome with a "super-duper" JägerMonkey JavaScript engine.

Internet Explorer dips below 60% in browser share

There was a time not long ago when Internet Explorer commanded 96% of the browser market, but its numbers have been steadily dropping and now it's approaching territory that should make Microsoft genuinely worried.

Chrome’s gain is Microsoft’s loss

Google’s Chrome increased its browser market share by 0.6 percentage points in April to 6.7%, while Microsoft’s Internet Explorer fell 0.7 points to 59.95%.

Firefox claims 40% of Euro browser share

Mozilla's little browser that could is actually on its way to dethroning Internet Explorer as the default, most widely used browser in the world, and the apex of its growth is in Europe.

Googles solidifies Flash support with new Chrome plug-in

Forget Apple! Google has confirmed that it is working with Adobe, Mozilla and the "broader community" to help define a next-gen browser plug-in API for Flash. 


Mozilla axes Firefox for Windows Mobile

Mozilla has axed its Firefox for Windows Mobile project in response to Microsoft's decision to "close off" development for native applications.

North Korean Linux tips up

One would usually expect a news article beginning with the words “North Korea has reportedly developed its own…” to end with something of a nuclear bang, but while potentially explosive, this particular bit of news can only really harm Microsoft.